All About Eve Reviews

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February 19, 2019
All About Eve ranks among the smartest comedy-dramas in many, many years.
September 6, 2018
It is similar to a good many films that have gone before it, but Joseph L. Mankiewicz, who wrote and directed the picture, has been so ingenious in his treatment of the subject that he has come up with a thoroughly entertaining movie.
February 22, 2015
All About Eve is not only a brilliant and clever portrait of an actress, it is a downright funny film, from its opening scene to the final fadeout.
February 22, 2015
Joseph L Mankiewicz's film dissects the narcissism and hypocrisy of the spotlight as sharply as [Billy Wilder's Sunset Blvd], but pays equal attention to the challenges of enacting womanhood.
February 25, 2014
Joseph Mankiewicz was Hollywood's midcentury master of comic drama, and All About Eve, from 1950, was one of his signal achievements.
January 23, 2013
What makes the picture seem so good (what makes it eminently worth seeing) is the satirical touches in its detail and the performance of Bette Davis.
June 16, 2016
Bette Davis is most certainly at the top of her game playing the crowd favourite Margo Channing,...
March 1, 2015
One of the greatest films of post-WWII Hollywood.
February 22, 2015
Joseph L. Mankiewicz' All About Eve is a rich, impeccably written, gunshot sharp black comedy about an aging actress, the go-getter who seeks to supplant her, and the heaping pile of carefully fostered artisanal bitchiness that they construct.
February 22, 2015
As if Bette Davis wasn't enough, the supporting cast is also fantastically emotive.
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